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Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (English)

The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. ... See More +

Working Paper 122089 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Measuring the quality of jobs in Turkey (English)

This paper introduces a new Job Quality Index that measures the quality of jobs in Turkey over the last decade. While the main focus is on wage employment – which in 2016 accounts for nearly 73 percent of all workers – the paper also discusses job quality of the self-employed and unpaid family workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 122586 DEC 01, 2017

Levin,Victoria; Gruen,Carola A.; Carpio,Ximena V. Del Disclosed

Job creation picks up : Povećanje zaposlenosti (Bosnian)

This is a semi-annual report series on recent economic developments and economic policies in the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 121417 NOV 16, 2017

Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Hernandez Hernandez,Marco Antonio Disclosed

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 657 : child planning benefit for Executive Directors and their Alternates (English)

On September 13, 2017, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and fifty seven. ... See More +

Board Report 119757 SEP 13, 2017

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Online exports and the wage gap (English)

The development of the Internet is often seen as a source of demand for skilled workers and therefore a potential driver of the wage gap between skilled and unskilled workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8160 AUG 07, 2017

Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Milet,Emmanuel Michel Stephane; Olarreaga,Marcelo Disclosed

Burundi - Local Development for Jobs Project (English)

The objective of the Local Development for Jobs Project for Burundi is to create income generating opportunities for individuals and businesses and improve access to basic infrastructure in selected regions, targeting vulnerable populations and MSMEs in selected value chains. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2390 AUG 01, 2017

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Economic analysis of jobs investment projects : guidance note (English)

This Note systematizes the economic evaluation of Jobs Investment Projects. It explains the limitations of past approaches that have regarded jobs only as a by-product of growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 119112 AUG 01, 2017

Robalino,David A.; Walker,David Ian Disclosed

Impacts in the short term of the dual learning on young people and businesses in Côte d'Ivoire (French)

This report provides novel evidence on the short-term impacts of a dual apprenticeship program on youths and firms in Côte d’Ivoire. The impact evaluation was embedded in the Youth Employment and Skills Development Project (PEJEDEC). ... See More +

Working Paper 119760 JUL 25, 2017

Crépon, Bruno; Premand,Patrick Disclosed

Understanding the effects of the Taxa de Longo Prazo (TLP) reform in Brazil (Portuguese)

The creation of the Taxa de Longo Prazo (TLP) to substitute the Taxa de Juros de Longo Prazo (TJLP), as envisaged in the, Provisional Decree (Medida Provisoria) N. 777 debated in the Brazilian Congress can have significant impact on Brazil’s economic performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 117812 JUL 01, 2017

Byskov,Steen; Clavijo,Mateo Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project (Arabic)

The objective of the Second Finance for Jobs Project for West Bank and Gaza is to test the effectiveness of selected financial interventions in incentivizing private sector investment and job creation. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2120 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Philippines Mindanao jobs report : a strategy for Mindanao regional development (English)

This report adds value because its inclusive approach of engaging with a broad-based group of stakeholders at the time of both analysis and engagement has served a means of building support for needed reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper 117354 JUN 27, 2017

Hansl,Birgit Disclosed

Kerala - Jobs (English)

Most people in Kerala work off the farm, with nearly two-thirds of the workforce engaged in wage employment. But, many among them earn casual wages. ... See More +

Brief 119247 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Maharashtra - Jobs (English)

People in Maharashtra are gradually moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Since 2005, job growth in Maharashtra, led by services, has been higher than in many other states. ... See More +

Brief 119253 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Punjab - Jobs (English)

Contrary to popular perception, over two-thirds of Punjab’s labor force works off the farm, among the highest levels of non-farm employment in the country. ... See More +

Brief 119259 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Tamil Nadu - Jobs (English)

People in Tamil Nadu are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work such as construction. But, while growth in non-farm jobs has been positive, it has been slow. ... See More +

Brief 119266 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Uttarakhand - Jobs (English)

Large numbers of Uttarakhand’s people are shifting away from farm jobs to other kinds of work. As a result, today, the share of those engaged in non-farm work in Uttarakhand is similar to the national average. ... See More +

Brief 119332 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

West Bengal - Jobs (English)

Since 2005, West Bengal has outperformed most of India’s states on job growth, with jobs increasing for both men and women. Many of the new jobs were created in manufacturing and construction, resulting in a rise in wage employment. ... See More +

Brief 119341 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Haryana - Jobs (English)

Haryana's people are increasingly employed in the non-farm sectors of the economy. After 2005, most new jobs in Haryana were created in construction and services. ... See More +

Brief 119153 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Tunisia - Technical assistance for enhancing the social protection and labor system while promoting socioeconomic inclusion of the poor and vulnerable : Completion report FY16-17 (English)

This completion reports on completed deliverables and related results bythe advisory and knowledge service “Enhancing the Social Protection and Labor System while Promoting Socioeconomic Inclusion of the Poor and Vulnerable in Tunisia” over the period March 2016 - March 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 116432 JUN 15, 2017

El-Azzazi,Maya Disclosed

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Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122089 Working Paper
Measuring the quality of jobs in Turkey (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122586 Working Paper
Job creation picks up : Povećanje zaposlenosti (Bosnian)
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NOV 16, 2017 121417 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
China - Gansu Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : procurement plan : 中国 - 甘肃职业技术教育培训项目 : 采购计划 (Chinese,English)
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SEP 17, 2017 119773 Procurement Plan
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 657 : child planning benefit for Executive Directors and their Alternates (English)
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SEP 13, 2017 119757 Board Report
Online exports and the wage gap (English)
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AUG 07, 2017 WPS8160 Policy Research Working Paper
Burundi - Local Development for Jobs Project (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 PAD2390 Project Appraisal Document
Economic analysis of jobs investment projects : guidance note (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119112 Working Paper
Impacts in the short term of the dual learning on young people and businesses in Côte d'Ivoire (French)
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JUL 25, 2017 119760 Working Paper
Understanding the effects of the Taxa de Longo Prazo (TLP) reform in Brazil (Portuguese)
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JUL 01, 2017 117812 Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project (Arabic)
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JUN 30, 2017 PAD2120 Project Appraisal Document
Philippines Mindanao jobs report : a strategy for Mindanao regional development (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 117354 Working Paper
Kerala - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119247 Brief
Maharashtra - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119253 Brief
Punjab - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119259 Brief
Tamil Nadu - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119266 Brief
Uttarakhand - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119332 Brief
West Bengal - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119341 Brief
Haryana - Jobs (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 119153 Brief
Tunisia - Technical assistance for enhancing the social protection and labor system while promoting socioeconomic inclusion of the poor and vulnerable : Completion report FY16-17 (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 116432 Working Paper